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The Debate Over the Proposed Community Center in Downtown Manhattan (Audio)

Speaker: Daisy Khan
Presider: Irina A. Faskianos

Daisy Khan discusses the national and international implications of the debate surrounding the proposal to build a community center and mosque near the World Trade Center site.

This call was part of CFR's Outreach Initiative. Learn more about CFR's Religion and Foreign Policy Initiative and State and Local Officials Initiative.

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2010 Update on Religious Freedom Around the World (Audio)

Speakers: Leonard A. Leo and Elizabeth H. Prodromou
Presider: Irina A. Faskianos

Leonard A. Leo and Elizabeth H. Prodromou discuss international religious freedom and U.S. foreign policy in light of the recent release of U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom's Eleventh Annual Report on Religious Freedom in the World, as part of CFR's Religion and Foreign Policy Conference Call series.

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The Eclipse of the Sunnis (Audio)

Speaker: Deborah S. Amos
Presider: Irina A. Faskianos

Listen to NPR's Foreign Correspondent Deborah Amos discuss her new book Eclipse of the Sunnis, about the forced migration of the Sunnis from Iraq following the outbreak of sectarian violence in the wake of the U.S.-led invasion of the country, as part of CFR's Religion and Foreign Policy Conference Call series.

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Update on the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (Audio)

Speaker: Steven A. Cook
Presider: Irina A. Faskianos

Listen to CFR's Steven A. Cook discuss the Israel-Palestinian conflict in light of the release of the Goldstone Report, which was recently completed by the UN Fact Finding Mission on the Gaza Conflict, as part of CFR's Religion and Foreign Policy Conference Call series.

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International Religious Freedom and U.S. Foreign Policy (Audio)

Speakers: Leonard A. Leo and Elizabeth H. Prodromou
Presider: Irina A. Faskianos

Listen to Leonard A. Leo and Elizabeth H. Prodromou, chair and vice chair, respectively, of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, discuss international religious freedom and U.S. foreign policy as part of CFR's Religion and Foreign Policy Conference Call series.

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U.S. Immigration Policy (Audio)

Speakers: Edward Alden and Richard Land
Presider: Irina A. Faskianos

Listen to Edward Alden, CFR's Bernard L. Schwartz senior fellow, and Richard D. Land, president of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, discuss their work on the CFR-sponsored Independent Task Force on U.S. Immigration Policy, with a focus on human rights and public diplomacy, as part of CFR's Religion and Foreign Policy Conference Call series.

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Economic and Political Development in the Middle East: Managing Change, Building a New Kind of Partnership (Audio)

Speakers: Isobel Coleman and Tamara Cofman Wittes
Presider: Irina A. Faskianos

Listen to Isobel Coleman, senior fellow at CFR, and Tamara Cofman Wittes, senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, discuss economic and political development in the Middle East as part of CFR's Religion and Foreign Policy Conference Call series.

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Tenth Anniversary: The International Religious Freedom Act (Audio)

Speakers: Michael Cromartie and Felice D. Gaer
Presider: Irina A. Faskianos

Listen to Michael Cromartie, vice president, Ethics and Public Policy Center, and Felice D. Gaer, director, Blaustein Institute for Human Rights, American Jewish Committee, discuss the status of the International Religious Freedom Act ten years after its passage as part of CFR's Religion and Foreign Policy Conference Call series.

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Climate Change and Religious Environmental Activism (Audio)

Listen to Richard Cizik, vice president for governmental affairs at the National Association of Evangelicals, and Michael Levi, director of the program on energy security and climate change at CFR, discuss climate change and religious environmental activism as part of CFR's Religion and Foreign Policy Conference Call Series.

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